The Benefits of Squats

Hi ladies!  Today I have a great infographic post on The Benefits of Squats by fitness professional Mark Dressekie of My Fitness Boutique.  You can read his blog here http://www.myfitnessboutique.co.uk/.  If you happen to be in London, check out his gym and take a class! 

The benefits of squats are vast.  If you are not currently including them […]

By |February 24th, 2014|Exercise, Health Tips, Motivation|Comments Off on The Benefits of Squats

5 Reasons why you aren’t losing weight

Here are 5 common reasons why you are not losing weight.

1.  You have a hormone imbalance.  You can have a hormone imbalance if you are eating high amounts of carbohydrates (read here about the simplest thing you can do to cut back on carbs), have imbalanced insulin levels, use beauty products that contain synthetic estrogens (most […]

By |February 4th, 2014|Diet, Exercise, Health Tips, Motivation|Comments Off on 5 Reasons why you aren’t losing weight

Do you have a hormone imbalance?

Do you think you could have a hormone imbalance?  A shift in the body’s natural ratio of hormones is a major reason why many people have a hard time losing weight.  We are bombarded every day by processed foods, sugars, and chemical estrogens in cleaning products, makeup, plastic food ware, water bottles, medicines, and food […]

By |January 19th, 2014|Diet, Exercise, Health Tips, Motivation|Comments Off on Do you have a hormone imbalance?

Why you should be using a foam roller!

A foam roller is quite the handy tool to have on hand.  You will see people using it at the gym, and many others have them at home.  But what exactly does a foam roller do?

A foam roller is a personal tool that can be used to release tightened or dysfunctional myofascial tissue.  That may […]

By |January 16th, 2014|Exercise, Health Tips, Injury, Treatments|Comments Off on Why you should be using a foam roller!

My HOME Gym

So what exactly do you need to construct a home gym?  It sounds like it could get pretty expensive, but with planning and a little insight you can create a fantastic home workout space, with less money than a gym membership will cost.  I am going to show you what are my personal, hormone enhancing […]

By |November 23rd, 2013|Exercise|Comments Off on My HOME Gym

Why you should always keep an open mind.

Do you consider yourself to have an open mind? Science is what your life is made of.  It is an explanation for us of how we observe things to be working.  Science is great for a lot of people, because humans seem to want an explanation!  A lot of times it can be confusing though… […]

By |November 14th, 2013|Blurb, Diet, Exercise, Health Tips|Comments Off on Why you should always keep an open mind.

Workout clothes I can’t live without!

Workout clothes are an uber important part of your exercise program.  I have found that some clothes are more comfortable than others, some do better in different climates, some ride or bunch, and some wear out more quickly than others.  If you are like me, I like to get my money’s worth.  I am a […]

By |November 10th, 2013|Blurb, Exercise|Comments Off on Workout clothes I can’t live without!

Exercise is about more than looking good naked.

Exercise is about sooo much more than looking good naked…  I know for many of us vanity is a driving factor to wanting to get in the gym.  But there’s got to be more to it, right?  I think there is.  There’s something about being able to do a bunch of pullups or squat with […]

By |November 7th, 2013|Blurb, Exercise, Motivation|Comments Off on Exercise is about more than looking good naked.

6 Steps for Total Health and Fitness

I cannot stress enough the impact that total body health can have on your fitness.  It is very easy to create inflammation in your body.  Inflammation can result from stress, not enough sleep, excessive exercise, nutrient deficiencies, consuming excessive fried foods, refined sugars, processed foods, and preservatives/dyes.  As you can see, it is quite easy […]

By |October 29th, 2013|Diet, Exercise, Health Tips, Motivation, Supplementation|Comments Off on 6 Steps for Total Health and Fitness

Are you OVERTRAINING?

Are you OVERTRAINING?  It is common to think that the more you workout the better.  It’s easy to forget that we can overdo it when working out. You get in the gym groove, put your headphones on, and go crazy lifting weights or doing cardio. Many people will reach a plateau when it comes to […]

By |July 25th, 2013|Exercise, Health Tips|Comments Off on Are you OVERTRAINING?